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The Lesson of the Beautiful Bovine for this Week's Ag in the Classroom

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 10:11:09 CST

The Lesson of the Beautiful Bovine for this Week's Ag in the Classroom Ag in the Classroom is a wonderful resource to Oklahoma teachers to help students understand the importance of agriculture in their lives. Its also a fun activity for families and friends to discuss together! This week for Ag in the Classroom to go along with Cattlemen's Congress at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, we are talking about Beautiful Bovine!

Students will identify the similarities and difference between cows and humans. Students will classify different types of cattle. Students will use their creativity to design and create a fantasy cow.

How is a cow different from you and me? Cows have four legs instead of two. it's a good thing they are built the way they are, since they get much of their food from the ground.

Cows have hooves instead of feet. They do have toes, but only two on each hoof. The hooves of cattle help loosen up the soil so new grass can grow more easily.

The ears of a cow are much larger than ours and help transfer heat. Breeds that originated in warmer climates have larger ears and looser skin to help their bodies get rid of heat.

Some cattle can even use their ears to fan themselves in warm weather. Loose skin also protects the cattle from insect bites. Cows have tails, which is a good thing, since they don't have hands to swat away the flies, like we do.

A female cow has one udder and four teats that produces milk after she has had her first calf. A male is called a "bull," and a female is called a "cow." A cow's stomach has four compartments, while ours has only one. The cow's long tongue feels like sandpaper and helps pull in the grass and hay that she eats.

Students can assemble pretend parts of a cow, discuss similarities between people and cows, and also their differences, and more! Look for all the resources here!
Teachers, order your FREE resources by following this link!
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And don't forget, Ag in the Classroom offers daily activities to do with your kiddos on their website, and their facebook page.

   



 

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